UK Citizenship Test

UK Citizenship Practice Test 7

This Life in the UK practice test contains 24 sample questions and 45 minutes time limit. Remember that you need to get at least 18 Questions correct or 75% to pass this Life in the UK practice test.

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  1. How many senior members of Parliament (MPs) are appointed by the Prime Minister?
    • 30
    • 20
    • 40
    • 50
  2. The Queen makes the decisions on government policies
    • True
    • False
  3. What is the name of the government department that collects taxes?
    • UK Tax Department
    • Revenue Services
    • HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
    • None of the above
  4. What are the annual British equivalent of the Oscars called?
    • BAFTA
    • MOBO
    • None of the above
  5. What important event happened in England in 1066?
    • The Norman invasion
    • The Battle of Bannockburn
    • The Romans left England
    • None of the above
  6. Where the English settlers did began to colonies during Queen Elizabeth I's reign?
    • China
    • Australia
    • The eastern coast of North America
    • India
  7. Drinking habits of young people at early ages has become a major concern in Britain.
    • True
    • False
  8. Why is 1918 an important date in the history of women’s rights?
    • The first divorce laws were introduced.
    • Women were given the right to vote.
    • Equal pay laws were passed.
    • Women were made legally responsible for their children.
  9. Which of the following statements is correct?
    • In 1588 the English defeated a Spanish invasion fleet of ships.
    • In 1588 the English defeated a German invasion fleet of bomber planes.
  10. National Insurance contribution paid by the self-employed people on their trade or business profits belong to class ______
    • 7
    • 6
    • 4
    • 5
  11. The notes of Scottish and Northern Irish bank are valid all over UK
    • True
    • False
  12. In the UK state schools the education is totally free
    • True
    • False
  13. If civil servants think a policy is impractical or even against the public interest, they must ______ the ministers
    • Write to
    • Phone
    • Warn
    • Complain against
  14. When did the War of the Roses end?
    • 1685
    • 1385
    • 1585
    • 1485
  15. Who defeated Emperor Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815?
    • The Duke of Wellington
    • Admiral Nelson
    • Richard Arkwright
    • The Duke of Edinburgh
  16. Which of the following is not a member of the European Union?
    • Norway
    • Finland
    • Sweden
    • Denmark
  17. In which city is the Welsh Assembly building, also known as Senedd, located?
    • Swansea
    • Belfast
    • Cardiff Bay
    • Edinburgh
  18. Which of the following is a traditional food from Northern Ireland?
    • Roast beef
    • Ulster fry
    • Sausage casserole
    • Haggis
  19. What day is Halloween celebrated?
    • 31st of December
    • 31st of July
    • 31st of May
    • 31st of October
  20. Which of the following is a musical venue located in London?
    • Glastonbury
    • The O2
    • The Fringe
    • The Dome
  21. Who wrote an oratorio called ‘Messiah’, which is regularly sung by choirs at Easter time?
    • George Frederick Handel
    • Gustav Holst
    • Sir Edward Elgar
    • Henry Purcell
  22. Who was the mother of Elizabeth I?
    • Jane Seymour
    • Catherine of Aragon
    • Anne of Cleves
    • Anne Boleyn
  23. When does the Edinburgh Festival take place?
    • Every winter
    • Every summer
    • Every spring
    • Every autumn
  24. Which of the following statements is correct?
    • Gilbert and Sullivan were a comedy double act.
    • Gilbert and Sullivan wrote many comic operas.

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You need to get at least 75% (18 Questions correct) to pass this Life in the UK practice test.